Archive

  • Consumer Duty: a chance to build trust with customers

    22 February 2023

    Regulators, consultants and policy experts explain the progress insurers are making towards complying with the UK's Consumer Duty regulation and what opportunities it will present. Joshua Geer reports

  • Cyber risk: has the capital been hacked?

    16 February 2023

    Simon Cartagena and Jasvir Grewal explain how insurers should be thinking about setting their cyber risk capital

  • Insurers sentenced to more climate litigation exposure

    02 February 2023

    A surge in climate-related litigation is creating an increasing risk for PI and D&O insurers. Risk experts explain to Joshua Geer why exposure is growing and how insurers can mitigate it

  • Ireland's insurance regulator talks Solvency II divergence and going green

    31 January 2023

    Domhnall Cullinan, director of insurance supervision at the Central Bank of Ireland, speaks to Ronan McCaughey about the biggest risks and regulatory challenges facing the sector in 2023

  • Eiopa: how we plan to stop insurers greenwashing

    19 January 2023

    Europe's insurance authority explains its plans to address greenwashing, including how the term is defined and what measures it intends to take to prevent it, in this Q&A with Joshua Geer

  • Risk experts list fears about UK Solvency II reforms

    17 January 2023

    The UK's Solvency II reforms provoked strong opinions at the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference, where experts discussed the challenge of regulating a changing world. Ronan McCaughey reports

  • Managing risk in MGAs

    10 January 2023

    More insurance is being written via managing general agents every year, and their risk management frameworks are evolving in line with their adaptable and varied business styles. Joshua Geer reports

  • Eiopa's Justin Wray: Solvency II reform can work amid high rates

    19 December 2022

    The head of the policy department at the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority discussed major risks, Solvency II and sustainability at Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA. Ronan McCaughey reports

  • Regulators consider capital for climate risk

    15 December 2022

    Insurance regulators are keen to ensure their prudential frameworks properly incorporate climate risk. But whether this should be reflected in capital requirements is proving a difficult question to answer, as Christopher Cundy reports

  • Gilts crash: a boon out of a crisis for insurers

    18 October 2022

    Another day, another UK financial market crash. But while it has gone wrong for British politics and pension funds, the current crisis may actually benefit insurers in the long run. Ronan McCaughey and Sarfraz Thind report